Acorus Calamus ‘Variegatus’ (Variegated Sweet Flag)


Acorus calamus ‘Variegatus’, or Variegated Sweet Flag, is a highly decorative marsh plant due to its two-coloured green and white ribbon-shaped leaves

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Additional information

Main characteristics

Acorus calamus 'Variegatus' consists of a clump of long, two-coloured green and white leaves. It develops through a branched, creeping rhizome in the soil, from which new stems emerge


At the end of spring, it produces greenish spikes that turn white as they ripen

Flowering period

April – May

Planting depth

From 0 to -15 cm of depth

Plant height

60/80 cm

Soil to use

Field soil with 2/3 tablets of Osmocote fertilizer near the rhizome


Full direct sun for at least 6 hours in the middle hours of the day

PH tolerated

Acidic, neutral or basic (alkaline): 6 to 8

Frost Resistance

Yes, it withstands very cold temperatures


It is a cultivar of the species Acorus calamus, which is a widespread plant in India, Central Asia, Russia, Europe and North America

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